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lawn being overtaken by weed with a small purple flower - what is it? And what is best weed/feed product

My lawn is being overtaken by a weed with a small purple flower - see attached photo. What type of weed is this? and what is the best way to kill the weed without affecting the grass? Thanks

Lawns • Weeds

Hello Paul, thanks for your question. It's likely that this plant is Prunella vulgaris, also known as 'Self-heal'. We unfortunately don't have a product that registered for selective removal from your lawn, but you will have success with careful application of non-selective herbicides. Try 'Yates Zero Weedkiller Super Concentrate' as a spot spray, or paint on with the 'Yates Zero Weeding Brush'. Please use caution when using the weedkiller near other plants/lawn, because everything that it touches could potentially kill. 



Answered: 15 Feb, 2022

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